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Old 03-19-2005, 04:46 PM   #1
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Good place to get old laptop?


What is a good place to get an older laptop (Thinkpad?) with a working battery for cheap? Looking for a cheap laptop that will run Linux for wardriving / school. Any ideas?

It seems everybody on eBay loves to say "duhhhhh we don't know the condition of the batteryyyy... duhhhhhhh"
i.e. - it's dead and we don't want to tell you it is.
 
Old 03-19-2005, 04:55 PM   #2
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http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZlaptopenterprise

I got my thinkpad from this guy. I spent $470 shipped. I was pleased. The battery works, but like you say no one will guarantee a battery.
 
Old 03-20-2005, 08:02 AM   #3
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Moved: This is not a Linux technical question! Moved to General and out of Linux - General since it has nothing to do with Linux nor is it a technical question either!
 
Old 04-04-2005, 06:56 PM   #4
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I'm posting this on one I got from www.retrobox.com ,
The price was good and it was *exactly* as described ;() , No BS, of course YMMV
 
  


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